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aerospace company executive

Erwin Fred Branahl, American aerospace company executive. Registered professional engineer, Missouri. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate).

Background

Branahl, Erwin Fred was born on March 8, 1922 in St. Louis. Son of Erwin Edward and Mildred Wilhelmina (Kelle) Branahl.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, 1943. Master of Science in Applied Mechanics, Washington University, St. Louis, 1951.

Career

Stress analyst Curtiss-Wright Corporation, 1943-1944. With McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company, St. Louis, 1946-1987, manager space and missile engineering programs, 1961-1968, vice president engineering, 1968-1974, vice president, general manager, 1974-1985, executive vice president, 1985-1987. Corporation vice president McDonnell Douglas Corporation, 1978-1987.

Director Vitek Systems, Inc., 1977-1984.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Missouri.

Membership

Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate).

Connections

Married Adeline Elizabeth Sweeney, April 15, 1944. Children– Sandra Beatrice Branahl Cooper, James Erwin.

father:
Erwin Edward Branahl

mother:
Mildred Wilhelmina (Kelle) Branahl

spouse:
Adeline Elizabeth Sweeney

child:
Sandra Beatrice Branahl Cooper Branahl

child:
James Erwin Branahl